Tag Archives: State Pension Age

How does my son feel about being 75?

There had to be a point for Ian Duncan Smith running a summer scare story around pushing the state pension age to 75. We have just been through a lengthy consultation and review of the state pension age. It culminated … Continue reading

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MOMENTUM – hang your head in shame!

The press release demonstrating how ignorant the public are about their retirement income is an instant crowd pleaser, guaranteed to get a place on the website of our trade press. Here’s an example. Same story, slightly different headlines. Here’s the text … Continue reading

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A right to debate or a right to restitution? #WASPI

For many of us, men retire at 65 and women at 60, that was hard coded into our learning like the multiplication tables and it’s clearly quite hard to unlearn. Steve Bee makes a good point on twitter "When is … Continue reading

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Mutatis Mutandis- WASPI won’t work (because we do)

  Mutatis mutandis, is a phrase meaning “once the necessary changes have been made”. It  is the optimist’s assumption that order will prevail, even where chaos currently reigns. When awaiting execution, the poet Ezra Pound was kept in a cell … Continue reading

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When will I get my state pension? – ask @Savvy_woman

Over the next few days there will be plenty of debate on this question , prompted by the “monstrous regiment of women”, now nearly 100,000, who have signed the “Women Against State Pension Increase” or “WASPI” petition. We are due a … Continue reading

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